No need to fuss last minute with these flavorful potatoes. You can reheat them in a slow cooker.
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1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 (6.5-ounce) package garlic herb spreadable cheese
2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
5 pounds (10 cups) potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
Paprika, if desired
Chopped fresh thyme leaves, if desired
*Substitute 2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves.
Combine all butter mixture ingredients in bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate.
Place potatoes in 6-quart saucepan. Cover with water; add 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook potatoes 15-18 minutes or until fork tender. Drain well.
Beat potatoes at low speed until coarsely mashed. Continue beating at medium speed, gradually adding butter mixture until smooth. Place potatoes in resealable plastic food container. Cover; refrigerate up to 2 days.
Reheat by spraying slow cooker with no-stick cooking spray. Place potatoes in slow cooker. Pour 1/2 cup milk over potatoes. Cook, stirring halfway through cooking, on High 3-4 hours or Low 5-6 hours or until heated through. Sprinkle with paprika and thyme leaves, if desired.
Spreadable cheese is available in the self-serve deli or dairy section of the supermarket. It comes in several flavor varieties.
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Quick, easy side dish with WOW flavor.
I am not used to eating potatoes with Thyme spice in the recipe... so I cut it way back to about 1 tsp., per 5 lbs. of potatoes. IT WAS DELICIOUS!!!!!
From the Test Kitchens...
This potatoes can also be re-heated in the oven. Place the potatoes in a lightly greased glass baking dish. Follow the directions for re-heating listed in the recipe but bake at 350 degrees F. until heated through.
Do I have to use a slow cooker to re-heat, what other means can be used to re-heat?
It was simple and easy to put together.
If I didn't have time I would use instant
Make dinner in the slow cooker before you leave home, and return to the most amazing fragrance—a delicious meal all ready to enjoy!
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